Friday, May 4, 2012

VRT Rules Update for 5/4/2012, PHP 0day, lots of malware

Join us as we welcome the introduction of the newest rule release for today from the VRT. In this release we introduced 25 new rules and made modifications to 9 additional rules.

There were no changes made to the snort.conf in this release.

We'd also like to thank Eoin Miller for his contributions to this rule pack.

In VRT's rule release:
This release adds and modifies rules in several categories.

The Sourcefire VRT has added and modified multiple rules in the
backdoor, blacklist, botnet-cnc, exploit, file-identify, file-office,
file-other, specific-threats and web-php rule sets to provide coverage
for emerging threats from these technologies.

In order to subscribe now to the VRT's newest rule detection functionality, you can subscribe for as low as $29 US dollars a year for personal users, be sure and see our business pricing as well at Make sure and stay up to date to catch the most emerging threats!